William Avery "Billy" Bishop

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Bishop, William A. -- 1894-
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William Avery "Billy" Bishop was born in in Owen Sound, and went on to become Canada s most famous First World War aviator. Bishop attended Royal Military College in Kingston with his brother, but left when the war broke out to join the Mississauga Horse cavalry regiment/5(53).

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citing Greenwood Cemetery, Owen Sound, Grey County, Ontario, Canada ; Maintained by Find A : Greenwood Cemetery, Owen Sound. William Avery Bishop was a First World War flying ace who received a Victoria Cross for his actions. After the war he recorded his experiences in his memoir Winged Warfare which was first published in During the Second World War Bishop was a key part of developing the British Commonwealth Air Training Plan.

He passed away in /5(53). William Avery Bishop, byname Billy Bishop, (born Feb. 8,Owen Sound, Ont.,Can.—died Sept. 11,West Palm Beach, Fla., U.S.), Canadian fighter ace who shot down 72 German aircraft during World War I.

Bishop was educated at the Royal Military College, Kingston, and went overseas during World War I with the Canadian cavalry. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Baker, David, William Avery 'Billy' Bishop. London: Outline, (OCoLC) Named Person: William Avery Bishop; William Avery Bishop.

William Avery Bishop was born on February 8,to William and Margaret Bishop of Owen Sound, Ontario. He was the middle child of three. His father was Grey County registrar and a strict Liberal, but he had a conservative attitude to life.

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Feb. 8 in Owen Sound, Ont., to William and Margaret Louise Bishop, the third of four children; m. Oct. 17 Margaret Eaton Burden in Toronto; they had two children; d. Sept. 11 in Palm Beach, Fla., was cremated and interred in Greenwood Cemetery, Owen Sound.

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William ‘Billy Bishop: World War I Canadian Ace Fighter Pilot. Major William Avery ‘Billy Bishop was in his element for what he knew would probably be the last time in World War I. The powerful roar of his SE-5a’s Wolseley Viper engine filled his ears.

Damp wind buffeted his Author: Historynet Staff. BISHOP. WILLIAM AVERY BISHOP was at Kingston when the First Great War began, a year-old cadet at Royal Military College.

When that war ended, he was Lieutenant-Colonel William Avery Bishop, V.C., D.S.O. and bar, M.C., D.F.C., Chevalier of the Legion of Honour, Croix de Guerre with Palm.

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Winged Warfare Paperback – Sept. 12 by William Avery Bishop (Author) out of 5 stars 49 ratings/5(49). William Avery “Billy” Bishop (–) is one of Canada’s best-known flying aces. Bishop grew up in Owen Sound, Ontario, and in enrolled as a student cadet at the Royal Military College of Canada in Kingston.

The outbreak of war during his final year of study prevented him from graduating and hastened his entry into active service. WILLIAM AVERY BISHOP, A CANADIAN HERO During the First World War, Captain William Avery Bishop was a Canadian hero; Air Marshal W.A. Bishop was an inspiration to young Canadian airmen in the Second World War; Billy Bishop remains a legend.

He was born at Owen Sound, Ontario, in. Colorful, outspoken, hilarious, fearless, pugnacious, loquacious, prolific, and determined-Arthur Bishop was all of these things and more.

He also lived a remarkable life. Arthur was the son of World War I flying ace William Avery (Billy) Bishop VC CB DSO MC DFC, and Margaret Eaton Burden, granddaughter of department store founder Timothy Eaton. A reply to an anti-Bishop post Billy Bishop on Wikipedia Bishop on The Aerodrome Billy Bishop Heritage Museum: On the morning of 2 June,Capt.

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William Avery "Billy" Bishop took off from Filescamp aerodrome at AM and flew into what was untilaccepted history. Air Marshal William Avery “Billy” Bishop was a Canadian fighter pilot in WWI who crashed his plane during a practice run and was ordered to go back to flight school.

He didn’t. Instead, he went on to shoot down 72 enemy aircraft, making him a legend in his own time and earning him a Victoria Cross. donate my hero is a c3 nonprofit organization browse stories. aids. Air Marshal Billy Bishop by Alphonse × ; KB Air Marshall William Avery × ; 52 KB Billy bishop 4, × 2,; MBCountry of citizenship: Canada.

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Not In Library. Not In LibraryAccessible book, Aerial operations, British. Editions for Winged Warfare - In World War I: (Kindle Edition published in ), (Kindle Edition published in ), (Paperback published in. William Avery (Billy) Bishop () was Canada's highest-scoring fighter pilot of World War One, with 72 confirmed victories.

Sponsored Links Born on 8 February in Owen Sound, Ontario, Bishop attended the Royal Military College before joining the 8th Canadian Mounted Rifles once war began in. William Avery Bishop (Author) William Avery "Billy" Bishop was born in in Owen Sound, and went on to become Canada's most famous First World War aviator.

Bishop attended Royal Military College in Kingston with his brother, but left when the war broke out to join the Missi. William Avery Bishop is recognized as the British Empire’s highest-scoring WWI ace, credited with 72 combat victories, third-ranking behind von Richthofen and René Fonck.

He scored many of his successes on his own, prevailing only by dint of personal courage, daring and superior marksmanship. William Avery "Billy" Bishop () William Avery Bishop is known as being one of the top flying aces of the First World War with a total of 72 air victories to his credit.

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Born in Owen Sound inhe enrolled in the Royal Military College (RMC) at Kingston, at the age of seventeen. Billy Bishop. William Avery "Billy" Bishop (8 February – 11 September ) was a Canadian flying ace from World War I.

He won 72 fights, making him the top Canadian flying ace. References. Air Marshal William Avery "Billy" Bishop VC, CB, DSO & Bar, MC, DFC, ED (8 February – 11 September ) was a Canadian flying ace and Victoria Cross recipient of the First World was officially credited with 72 victories, making him the top Canadian ace of the war.

During the Second World War, Bishop was instrumental in setting up and promoting the British Commonwealth Air.

In Marcha young pilot named Billy Bishop arrived at an aerodrome called Filescamp Farm in France ready end eager to fight the Germans. Billy Bishop was born on February 8, in Owen Sound.

He was the son of William Avery Bishop, and Margaret Louisa Greene. His grandfather, Eleazar Bishop, had settled in Owen Sound in.

William Avery 'Billy' Bishop: The Man and the Aircraft He Flew (Famous Flyers Series) David Baker / Paperback / Published Winged Warfare: Hunting the Huns in the Air Hunting the Huns in the Air; William Avery Bishop / Hardcover / Time Life Books   He was born in London, England in Christened William Arthur Christian Avery Bishop, his godfather was Prince Arthur, Duke of Connaught, a former governor general of Canada, and his godmother was Princess Louise, cousin to Queen Mary.

Arthur remarked many times that while his pedigree was indeed impressive, he would have rather had the money.Air Marshal William Avery "Billy" Bishop VC, CB, DSO & Bar, MC, DFC, ED (8 February – 11 September ) was a Canadian First World War flying ace, officially credited with 72 victories, making him the top Canadian ace, and according to some sources, the top ace of the British Empire.